On my way to my tennis match this weekend, I saw this sadly neglected building as I waited at a stop light. Clearly, it hasn’t been cared for in
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The other day I was listening to Mary Barra tell a story about when she first became CEO of General Motors. She noticed the dress code, that was expla
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“Mistakes are the portals of discovery.” ~ James Joyce Mistakes may ultimately be the portals of discovery, but when they first happen, I
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I was listening to a great audiobook yesterday, Power Moves, by Adam Grant. He was interviewing Stewart Butterfield, the CEO of Slack and they were ta
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Do you know what makes you grumpy? I know 4 things that are guaranteed to put me in a foul mood: if I am hungry, if I haven’t gone outside for f
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It’s August 24th. Are things starting to wind down for you as the summer comes to a close? We have two more weeks until Labor Day is upon us. Ki
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I learned a really valuable lesson this past week. The lesson isn’t something I didn’t intuitively already know, but the realization reall
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“We need one another. There’s no reason to judge. People are more fragile than you could possibly imagine.” ~ Jamie Tworkowski I am
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Last night my son came home, after having dinner out with friends, completely astonished. He declared, “We had, possibly, the worst waitress eve
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On Monday, I had an appointment at Apple‘s Genius Bar to go over a few things I didn’t neccessarily understand very well. Now that stateme
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There is this thing, on the Peloton and maybe elsewhere, called the FTP (Functional Threshold Power). The participant takes a 20-minute cycling test t
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“The best and most beautiful things in this world cannot be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.” ~ Helen Keller After reading thi
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Which came first, the chicken or the egg? I never know how to answer that question because both could be true, right? Here is another one: Should you
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Last Friday I attended a viewing for one of our dearest friend’s dad. In addition to being an amazing husband for 62 years, a great dad to his f
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I’m sure you’ve heard of the classic “wants versus needs” question when it comes to budgeting. It becomes a lot easier to make
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A while back, in November of 2019, I went to Philly to watch my daughter run the Philadelphia Marathon & Half-Marathon (she ran the half-marathon)
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“Each of us has a fire in our hearts for something. It’s our goal in life to find it and keep it lit.” ~Mary Lou Retton I believe Mary L
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I recently read a quote from a woman who used a mantra to live her life by. The mantra helped her make all of her decisions, and once she began making
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Yesterday I had the pleasure of listening to Rob Walker, the author of The Art of Noticing. Although I haven’t read the book yet, he made a very
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If I asked you, “What project are you currently working on at work (or at home),” would you have an answer? Is it a big project? Have you
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